Hardware and Supplies
These are our recommended hardware solutions to accompany ShipperXL.
Desktop Barcode Printer
These are used to print inventory tags:
Due to supply chain issues, here is another option:
Zebra ZD42042-T01000EZ Barcode Label Printer (ZD420t)
Note: this printer is larger than the TLP2824 and slightly more expensive to operate.
The ShipperXL mobile app does not require any special hardware, but if you find that scanning barcodes with the device camera is too slow or ineffective, try one of the following options:
This allows for self-service usage of the scale by trusted drivers and employees, which also optionally capturing images of your scale from a network camera. You can buy and configure these components, or you can buy from us pre-configured (firstname.lastname@example.org):
Serial Cable Adapter (to connect to scale head via Serial Cable)
Note: you can contact your scale service about this feature.
A regular letter-size laser printer of your choice.
Scale Cameras & Hardware
If you desire, you can configure the scale terminal to copy pictures from cameras pointed at your scale. To do this, you will need to mount the cameras on poles at each end of the scale where you have available power and WiFi connectivity.
Coming Soon! A readerboard + RFID tag solution that makes the scale experience even faster and more reliable.